Tech Archive
03 November 2015, 05:28 PM ET
A hypersonic concept plane, dubbed Skreemr, could fly passengers from New York to London in just 30 minutes — at least in theory.
02 November 2015, 02:19 PM ET
How'd you like to travel from New York to London in less than an hour?
30 October 2015, 11:25 AM ET
Scientists at the world's largest atom smasher have made a precise tally of the jumbled cascade of particles produced when two proton beams are smashed together, which could help them discover new types of particles.
29 October 2015, 02:18 PM ET
How many navies does it take to shoot down one ballistic missile? Only nine.
28 October 2015, 03:38 PM ET
Engineers and designers worked together to create an eco-friendly swimsuit that can help wearers clean up the ocean one stroke at a time.
27 October 2015, 04:13 PM ET
Not sure what to be for Halloween? Google might be able to help.
27 October 2015, 12:00 PM ET
A sonic tractor beam can push, pull and manipulate objects in thin air using an exquisitely timed sequence of sound waves.
26 October 2015, 01:06 PM ET
High-pitched, intense sound waves, from 64 mini-speakers, manipulate low mass objects in this test device created by a team from the Universities of Bristol and Sussex and the Ultrahaptics Company.
23 October 2015, 02:20 PM ET
Off-the-shelf 3D printers could one day help create living organs to aid in repairing the human body, researchers say.
21 October 2015, 03:15 PM ET
Doc Brown's time machine is a nuclear powered, stainless-steel flying car.
21 October 2015, 06:50 AM ET
Jazz-playing computers and robots could soon yield clues about how to help people collaborate with machines, researchers say.
20 October 2015, 06:11 AM ET
A magical new device sounds like something out of a Harry Potter movie, but it's real technology that could benefit people in remote areas.
19 October 2015, 02:45 PM ET
Recreational drone users must register their unmanned aerial vehicles in order to prevent close calls and other dangerous invasions of airspace, the government says.
16 October 2015, 04:41 PM ET
A World War-II era tank was recently sold at auction to a private bidder for $155,000.
16 October 2015, 12:00 PM ET
Will a computer ever be conscious?
16 October 2015, 11:26 AM ET
A vintage Apple-1 computer and a German Enigma machine are two of the items up for sale.
16 October 2015, 07:05 AM ET
The mother of all Macs and a Nazi cipher machine are just two of the cool things to be auctioned off in the science-themed sale.
15 October 2015, 10:04 AM ET
Wearable sensors could one day interpret the gestures in sign language and translate them into English, providing a high-tech solution to communication problems between deaf people and those who don’t understand sign language.
13 October 2015, 04:38 PM ET
This woman wrote the world's first computer code 100 years before the computer was invented.
13 October 2015, 04:35 PM ET
Calculating machines and notes that predict the future of computing are among the items on display at the new exhibit.
13 October 2015, 10:35 AM ET
Regular coloring books are so 2014.
12 October 2015, 09:37 AM ET
A new computer simulation has reconstructed the brain cell firing of a tiny sliver of the juvenile rat brain's neocortex.
12 October 2015, 09:33 AM ET
A new computer simulation has reconstructed the brain cell firing of a tiny sliver of the juvenile rat brain's neocortex.
10 October 2015, 09:02 AM ET
A new device that can detect, target and deter commercial drones could be used to keep the flying robots away from areas where they're not wanted, like government properties, airports or your own backyard.
07 October 2015, 01:29 PM ET
Turn on the lights, access a world of data.
07 October 2015, 10:54 AM ET
Who would you rather have in your pocket, Siri or Sherlock?
07 October 2015, 07:38 AM ET
New images of supersonic images in flight can reveal the fine structure of the air in the shock waves.
07 October 2015, 07:37 AM ET
New images of supersonic images in flight can reveal the fine structure of the air in the shock waves.
06 October 2015, 01:03 PM ET
A new self-destructing computer chip could help keep sensitive data secure, by allowing users a remote way to permanently destroy compromised data.
06 October 2015, 08:54 AM ET
Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald will share this year's Nobel Prize in physics for helping to reveal that subatomic particles called neutrinos can change flavors, findings that meant these exotic particles have a teensy bit of mass.
05 October 2015, 08:29 PM ET
A new chip that is covered with form of tempered glass can self-destruct with the click of a button. The high-stress glass shatters when hit with LED light, demolishing the chip beneath it.
05 October 2015, 02:05 PM ET
Highly efficient robots on wheels could soon be hauling trash in a neighborhood near you.